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Jaron Leasure

Nashville, Tenn.
Montgomery Bell Academy
High School
Jaron Leasure - Men's Golf - Virginia Cavaliers

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2022-23 (Junior)
• Completed his UVA undergrad degree in economics in three years
• Played as an individual at the Wake Forest Invitational where he was 36th at +10, 220
• Posted a second-round score of 2-under 68, his lowest single-round score as a collegiate
• Was 45th at General Hackler Championship (+4, 220) as an individual
• Placed 22nd at UVA’s Lewis Chitengwa Memorial (-1, 212) while playing for Cavalier B-Team
• Tourney score (212) and opening round total (-3, 68) were both career bests
• Was alternate at NCAA Las Vegas Regional but did not participate
• Named to the 2022-23 ACC Honor Roll.

2021-22 (Sophomore)
• UVA’s top finisher at the Thomas Sharkey Individual Collegiate with a third-place performance (+4, 220)
• Placed 10th in his collegiate debut at the Daniel Island Intercollegiate where he competed as an individual
• Posted low tourney score (216) and low round (69) at Daniel Island Intercollegiate
• Competed at Mason Rudolph and Lewis Chitengwa Memorial events in the spring
• Named to 2022 ACC Honor Roll

2021 (Freshman)
• Did not compete in any tournaments
• Named to 2021 ACC Academic Honor Roll

Amateur / High School /Personal
• Majored in economics at UVA
• When he signed with UVA, was ranked the No. 36 golfer for the Class of 2020 by Golfweek and Junior Golf Scoreboard
• Won his second consecutive Tennessee Secondary School Athletic Association individual title while competing at Montgomery Bell Academy in 2019 by shooting 12-under 132 that included the state record for a single round (-12, 62)
Tennessee high school boys golfer of the year as a senior
• That championship included a state tournament single-round record of 10-under 62
• In 2019, won the Tennessee Junior Amateur Championship
• Represented Tennessee at Junior PGA Championship in 2019
• Played for Virginia at Junior PGA Championship in 2017
• Tennessee Junior Cup East Team MVP in 2019
• Tennessee Junior Player of the Year in 2018 and 2019
• The runner-up at the 2019 Scott Stallings Junior
• Tied for third at the 2019 Rome Junior Classic and Bubba Conlee National during the same year of AJGA competition
• In 2018, he picked up a pair of wins on the Sneds (Bryant Snedeker Foundation) Tour
• Named the 2018 Tennessee Junior Golfer of the Year
• Won the 2017 Virginia 5A High School State Championship for Kempsville High School while his family lived in Virginia Beach
• Finished 10th in the Boys 14-15 Division of the 2017 National Chip & Putt Championship at Augusta National
• Parents are Darcy and Trip
• Has a younger brother, Jaxon

Jaron Leasure’s Career Statistics

2021-22 15 1125 75.00 69
2022-23 9 652 72.44 68
Totals 24 1777 74.04 68

Leasure’s Career Bests
Career Best Tournament Finish: 3rd, Thomas Sharkey Individual Collegiate, Feb. 7, 2022
Career Top-10 Finishes: 2
Career Best 54-Hole Score:  212, Lewis Chitengwa Memorial, April 11, 2023
Career Best 18-Hole Score: 68, Lewis Chitengwa Memorial, April 10, 2023 and Wake Forest Invitational, March 5, 2023